2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

17 lots
Lot 50425
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 Downey head die proof, stage 2a, partially cleared around head, printed in red on glazed card (10.7×16.7cm), very fine (SG from £2’250)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50426
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 2 1/2d Henschel colour essay in blue on white unwatermarked paper, endorsed in manuscript “W/6 Blue”, tiny thin at top, attractive and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50427
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 3d Hentschel colour essay in purple-brown on yellow wove paper (42x58mm) with handstruck “W/66” above design, light wrinkle below, fine and scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50428
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 7d & 1s Hentschel colour essays in bright sage green (Stamping department ink No.19) on blue unwatermarked paper, mounted on thin card, endorsed…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50429
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 10d Hentschel colour essay in black on pale mauve unwatermarked paper affixed to thin white card, endorsed “W/98” and “V.W. Mauve”, very fine,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50430
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 10d Hentschel colour essay in black on greyish paper affixed to thin card (34x35mm) with manuscript “W/98” above design and “V.W. Pure Gummed…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50431
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 1s Hentschel colour essay in vermilion on white wove paper (57x48mm) with handstamp “SP/23” above design and manuscript “Vermilion C” below, a…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50432
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 7d Henschel half tone essays (small format), group of four essays in red, blue, mauve and green, each with a stamped reference number above design…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50433
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in green on thick white paper, using die II head…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50434
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in rose-red on thick white paper, using the die…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50435
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 5d Engravers Sketch Die for unissued value, die 2 head, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in pale blue on gummed, Crown watermark…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50436
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 1/2d Downey head die proof of the accepted die without value printed in deep carmine on proof paper with reversed “2” above design, very fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50437
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Colour trial in magenta-rose, die 2 perf.14.8×14, mint hr, very fine, cert. Brandon (1994)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50438
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Colour trial in brownish carmine, perf.14.8×14, mint lh, very fine, cert.RPS (1988)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50439
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Wmk Crown 1d bright scarlet mint nh left marginal block of eighteen with two stamps showing variety “No Cross on Crown” and three stamps showing…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50440
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Analine Scarlet, wmk Crown die II, in mint og (faint hinge traces) vert. coil strip of four showing coil join between top two stamps and with the…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50441
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Royal Cypher 1d scarlet mint og imperforate “B12” control block of six, very fine, a very rare and collectible positional multiple
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP